Posted on December 20, 2009 - by John Robb
John Robb is vocalist in the punk rock band Goldblade and The Membranes. He is the author of ‘Death To Trad Rock’ an account of the eighties DIY underground in the UK as well as ‘The North Will Rise Again- Manchester Music City from 1976 to 1996′, ‘Stone Roses And The Resurrection Of British Pop;…Read the full story »
Posted on November 13, 2009 - by John Robb
God knows why but I write books.
It really heard work. Like doing your homework forever. A year of intense Macbook bashing. A year of transcribing. A year of editing. But when you finish it’s a great feeling. When the first box of books arrives in the post its quite special.
For some reason this year I’ve…
Posted on July 1, 2009 - by John Robb
Fat cats lick their lips as the shops get boarded up…these are the end of times, the dying days of empire with all the filth and greed you would expect as the battle rages for the last few dollars to be squeezed from the corpse of rock n roll.
The reaction to these dog days varies;…